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why. that will do it for us. thanks for getting up for a special edition of american morning. head to our blog. we hope you have a wonderful weekend. >> see you back here on monday. the news continues with kyra phillips. >> good morning and thanks. we are going to get right to the breaking news in san bruno, california. the neighborhood fire has been burn for almost 12 hours. natural gas feeding it. that fire is still so intense that crews can't even look for victims yet. at least three people are reported dead. the fire captain expects the numbers to rise. two dozen have been hurt and 100 homes damaged. it started with a ruptured gas line and a huge explosion. a team with the ntsb is headed to see what went wrong. crews and the red cross and doctors, nurses and neighborhoods were turned upside down in a flash. the blast and fire was so sudden and intense, people barely had time to react. one survivor said that the car bumper actually melted as he was racing away. he is talking with survivors. dan? >> we are in the bark parking lot of a parking mall. this is where many of the evacu
center where 48 were killed two weeks ago. this attack comes days after the u.s. formerly handed over the country to pakistan. >>> this morning, news this morning about an american peace corps worker killed in south africa. this man was 24 years old and called a teacher, volunteer, and coach. thank you for joining us. let me give alook at some of the other stories making headlines today. if you are looking for the adults services on craig's list, it's not there, it's blocked. last week attorneys general in 17 states accused craig's list of doing little to prevent ads for prostitution and child trafficking. >>> bp has removed the blowout preventer. you know, that thing that did not prevent a blowout. the piece of equipment has been removed from the bottom of the gulf of mexico now. it's going to be a key piece of evidence in the disaster investigation. the justice department has taken k custody of it. >>> in guatemala, 17 people have been killed in landslides there. one of the landslides carried a bus. thousands of homes have been damaged by heavy rains, and a state of emergency has de
the busy times for the beer business. so we had to work. so at 10 he had us in the warehouse sweeping the floors. the job -- we did every job there was to do. >> larry: gavin, was he tough on you? >> absolutely. well, my father used to say, i'm not going to leave you anything. you're going to have to work for it. if you don't work for it, i'll leave it all to charity. so we did. >> larry: a good idea, gavin. >> a good idea. but when you're 10, 11 years old, do you want to work on a saturday, holidays? probably not. but looking back it was probably the best thing that ever happened to us. >> larry: did he have a tendency, adrienne, to spoil you, being the only girl? >> of course. i can answer that. yes, he did. but also i admire he was ahead of his time as well. he wanted me to be independent, wanted me to go out and learn the things that my brothers were learning. so i admire him for his tenacity, that's right. and able to let me be myself. >> larry: but he always, george, kept a strong hand? >> pretty much. my mother took over when he didn't. so my mother's done a great job as well.
, and has had a huge influence on all of us. and part of that work ethic comes from our mother, she's great. >> larry: how old were you when your dad died. >> i was 13. >> larry: how old was he. >> he was 57. >> larry: that's pretty young. what did he die of. >> he was diabetic, a little overweight, didn't exercise as much as he should. >> larry: what's the background of the name maloof? >> it's lebanese. >> larry: how did this all start? first you all went into the liquor and beer business automatically, right? >> yes. >> larry: are you still in that, joe. >> we're not out of the beer business all together, we have a new project that we're working on called black star beer. >> larry: beer? >> yeah, a new beer that we're marketing it for a gentleman named minot westinger. but the other beer part of it we're out of distributorship. >> larry: what was your first business beyond alcohol? >> the general store, 100 years ago, my grandfather opened up a general store in las vegas, new mexico. and we say that's the real las vegas. and it had a general store and sold everything from sugar to lard t
borger, and joining us from new york, cnn political contributor and republican strategist, ed rollins and john avalon, also a cnn contributor, as well as senior political columnist for the daily beast. let's get straight to this tax fight. president obama went out to the fairfield, virginia, doing a little town hall in a backyard. and he was making his case that the you should keep tax cuts for those families making $250,000 anbew, and those making more than that should pay more. number one, the president says that's only fair. number two, he says, we can't afford it because red ink. >> but we can't give away $700 billion to folks who don't need it a think somehow that we're going to balance our budget. it's not gog to hapn. >> one intere, ing int, freddy, to the democrat the first, in the audience, as the president did, that was the local congressman jerry conley. if you go to jerry conley's website, democrat,ni rrengior re-election, a little nervous. probably okay, but probably a little nervous. on his website, he's also a handful of democrats who support extending the bush taxes c
that caught fire. you can see behind us just four or five homes totally leveled. fire crews not doing anything over there. a few minutes ago we heard a very loud explosion. we didn't know what it was. turned out to be this white station wagon, some kind of car explosion. that's another thing crews out here have to deal with. we are right next to what we think was ground zero. you can see everything is completely leveled. to give you an idea how hot this fire was, want to show you this. look at the back of this white volkswagen, the heat just melting this taillight. if you want to the front, you can see that the explosion caused the concrete to travel a great distance. just lying here on the windshield of this car, a big chunk of it. one of the big problems firefighters are dealing with is the wind. you can see it on this crime scene tape blowing around and see it with this smoke. that's helping to spread the flames. and the wind has died down. that is the good news. hopefully fire crews will soon be able to get an upper hand on this blaze. the latest figure we were told is 50% containment. som
mortgages. elizabeth warren joins us live in ten minutes. >>> rebuilding haiti. eight months after a devastating earthquake, how much progress is being made and is the world doing enough to help? jason carroll just ahead. >>> we have the a.m. fix blog ahead. head to >>> up first this morning, laying out the blueprint. today, republican leaders will tell voters how they would govern if they take about congress in november, in a 21-page pledge to america. >> yes, we have a copy here at cnn. it basically plans to unravel, in some cases, president obama's first two years in office. it first starts by a saying, quote, the arrow go and out of touch government of self-appointed elites makes decisions issues mandates and e-mails laws without. >> and that means big changes are finally kick in for you. that could reignite the fight over reform just in time for the midterm elections. jim acosta live for us in washington breaking it down. good morning, jim. >> good morning, john and kiran. no big parties for the six-month anniversary of health care reform today, a slew of provis
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